VOL. 122 | NO. 184 | Friday, September 28, 2007
As the birthplace of rock 'n' roll and home of the blues, Memphis is world-renowned for producing innovative musicians such as Elvis Presley, Isaac Hayes and Al Green.
Whether it's by acting as a mentor to the political newcomer he's backing or sounding off on the various candidates running in next week's city election, retiring Memphis City Council member Jack Sammons has worn some new hats of late.
As a mother, wife and business person, Stacie Waddell more than has her hands full. But that doesn't keep her from wanting to help mold young women in the community, teaching them things that "hopefully they will be able to adopt and pass on to their family and their future children."
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. home prices have fallen further since mid-2006 than during the 1990-1991 recession and professional traders bet they'll plunge up to 10 percent more the next year.
Tennessee is close to an agreement with the federal government to continue to allow TennCare to enroll people with higher incomes than standard Medicaid allows, Gov. Phil Bredesen said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - AT&T Inc. manages the telephone line that went down at a Memphis air traffic control center causing nationwide airline delays Tuesday, the head of the Federal Aviation Administration told lawmakers.